Sake, an alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice, is usually made in Japan. The United States offers an eclectic array of traditional and craft sake breweries to explore.
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Sake breweries in America
Sake is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice, is usually made in Japan.
Portland, Oregon’s Sake One brewery offers visitors sake brewed in-state or imported from Japan. The sake that is crafted in Oregon features local ingredients such as water from the renowned Willamette Valley.
Takara Sake USA Inc.
Featuring a tasting room and even a sake museum, Takara Sake USA Inc., located in sunny Berkeley, California, is a great option. The museum itself features artifacts and an exhibit about the historical process of brewing sake.
Boasting the world’s finest sake, Gekkeikan Sake owns a rich and long history of beverage making. Not only did Gekkeikan start brewing in Fushimi back in 1637, but this celebrated brewery also went on to set up its first stateside shop in Folsom, California, in 1989. Its tasting room has a relaxing, traditional feel with a koi pond and Japanese garden.
Located in Hollister, California. This brewery uses locally sourced ingredients such as Californian rice and water from the Sierra Nevada range, the first of its kind to do so in the United States.
Setting Sun Sake Brewing Company
Located in San Diego, Sun Sake Brewing Company is undoubtedly the place to be. With locally sourced ingredients, this brewery has a tasting room so visitors can sample their creative brews.
Located in San Francisco, Sequoia Sake, fun and natural West Coast destination. Its tours and private events bring people in, and its delicious sake keeps them coming back.
Texas Sake Company
We move from the West Coast down to the South now, where we have yet another American sake brewery. Texas Sake Company likes to pair the drink with eastern and western flavors alike.
Located in downtown Asheville, North Carolina, Ben’s Tune-Up takes the American craft beer approach to sake brewing. This spot creates both beer and sake, offering visitors a bit of everything!
East now, to New York’s Brooklyn Kura brewery. Started only a few years ago by two American friends, this brewery gives tasters a uniquely American sake experience.
Blue Current Sake
Blue Current Sake uses water from Maine and rice from California. Its award-winning Junmai Ginjo can be found in several eastern states. This a great option for delicious sake on the East Coast.
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